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Architizer: Empathy Can Reshape Our Built Environment

Architizer: Empathy Can Reshape Our Built Environment

How can designers rethink our cities for greater wellbeing? In an op-ed for Architizer, NBBJ’s Jonathan Ward explores how empathy — the ability to listen, ask and innovate — creates healthier, stronger and more sustainable communities. “Instead of grand architectural ideals alone, we need to harness close listening and emotional intelligence as catalysts for innovation,” says Ward.